Bright Future The Gambia, a charitable organisation, recently donated learning materials, clothes, sporting gears among others, worth three-hundred thousand Dalasis to The Gambia Organisation for the Visually Impaired, ST John’s School for the Deaf and SOS Children’s Villages.
Ismaila Ceesay, President of Bright Future The Gambia, said the organisation was established in 2015 with the aim to help needy and underprivileged young people. “This is the reason we identified these schools, to give them the support to change their lives”.
Ceesay, who doubles as the Principal of Insight Training Centre, said the funds were secured in collaboration with their partners, Gambia Children Helpers.
He informed the gathering that the three schools that have benefited from the gesture make up the first batch; that other schools would follow especially those with people who are differently abled.
Daniel Mendy, the Principal of St John’s School for the Deaf, expressed delight at receiving the donation on behalf of his school, noting that no gift is ever small. He affirmed that they appreciated the fact that the children were remembered by the foundation.
Mendy noted that the gesture would make them feel they were not left out in the community.
Haddy Njie Touray, Director of SOS Children’s Village, expressed appreciation to the donors for the support extended to her institution. “I will inform the donor that the mothers and children of SOS Children’s Village Bakoteh are grateful for this generous support, which is geared towards promoting the wellbeing and welfare of the children,” she added.
by Omar Wally